Chinese Musical Instruments

BIOGRAPHY

Hello, everyone! My name is Yimiao Chen and I'm a first year student in the Baccalaureate in Commerce Honours Option Management program for the fall 2011 session. I'm from Shananxi, China, so my English is no


t as good as most of my classmates. But I believe I will catch up very soon and I hope that I can make friends with all of you guys











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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM MY WIKI?

Chinese instrument have a long history, a wide variety, and bright national characteristics, which shows the creativity and wisdom of Chinese people. According to incomplete statistics, there are more than three hundred species of musical instruments in China now. These are different types, different properties, and different color musical instruments. ‍‍‍Most of them can be classified into four categories: woodwind instruments, bowed strings instruments, percussion instruments, and plucked strings instruments‍‍‍.
I would like to talk about these four categories of Chinese instruments with more details.

Woodwind Instruments

Bowed strings Instruments

Percussion Instruments

Plucked strings Instruments

Types of Instruments Being Played


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MY COLLABORATORS
1. Alexei Vidal - avida067@uottawa.ca (added a YouTube Video to the homepage, edited text, and added Collaborators/Contributions List)2. Sophie Do - sdo059@uottawa.ca (added RSS Feeds to the home page)3. Fiona Dong - fdong074@uottawa.ca (Fixed some formatting)4. Jessie Zhao - jzhao067@uottawa,ca (added a YouTube Video to one of the page)5. Alice Li - zli106@uottawa.ca(Added some pictures to one of the page)6. Oliver Yau - oyau049@uottawa.ca (Corrected grammar mistakes)


MY CONTRIBUTIONS


1. Sophie Do - sdo059@uottawa.ca(add one picture and formatting)
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2. Alexei Vidal - avida067@uottawa.ca(add a vido to the homepage)
http://adm1370-painttech.wikispaces.com/Paint+Technology
3. Fiona Dong - fdong074@uottawa.ca(fixed somr formatting, added Collaborators/Contributions List)
http://adm1370-fiona.wikispaces.com/
4. Jessie Zhao - jzhao067@uottawa.ca(edited the homepage)
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5. Oliver YAu - oyau049@uottawa.ca (edited the whole homepage)http://adm1370-oliver.wikispaces.com/